Consultant on international affairs to the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of the Ecuadorian Amazon (CONFENIAE) and a program affiliate of the Program on Non-Violent Sanctions and Cultural Survival (PONSACS) at Harvard University.
Ottmar Edenhofer is Director and Chief Economist of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Director of the Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change, and Professor of the Economics of Climate Change at Technische Universität Berlin.
The Russian opposition leader faced a dilemma that all dissenters in authoritarian states must grapple with: live in exile and fade into obscurity, or confront an oppressive regime and risk imprisonment and torture. Navalny’s choice – and the price he paid for making it – will inspire dissidents for generations to come.
highlights the crucial role of political martyrs in inspiring resistance to oppressive regimes.